The FIFA Interactive World Cup 2009 has received a record number of entrants with around 320,000 competitors already signed up
FIFA, Electronic Arts and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today announced that Alfonso Ramos, the FIFA Interactive World Cup 2008 champion, has received his official winner’s trophy at the FIFA World Player Gala in Zurich. Ramos was joined by some of the world’s greatest footballers, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Fernando Torres at the event which also saw Cristiano Ronaldo crowned the 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year. In related news, they have also announced that the FIWC 09 grand final in May will take place in Barcelona. Qualifying rounds are currently taking place both online via the PlayStation Network and at FIWC 09 Live Qualifier Events around the globe, in countries like Australia, Brazil, UK, Germany, France, Italy, South Africa and the US.